HB Studio had a panel and we moderated! We talk Sierra Boggess in West Side Story, creating new works, and actors asking the question "Am I right for this role?" Big thanks to panelists Annie Henk, Tonilyn Sideco, and Peter J. Kuo, sound engineer Alexandra Chludzinska, and The New School.
Sierra Boggess and West Side Story: http://www.playbill.com/article/sierra-boggess-withdraws-from-west-side-story-concert
Linda Park and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof: http://www.laweekly.com/arts/for-the-first-time-ever-an-asian-american-has-been-cast-in-a-classic-tennessee-williams-role-8049025
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and the Edward Albee Estate: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/21/theater/a-black-actor-in-virginia-woolf-not-happening-albee-estate-says.html
We. Are. Not. Okay! We talk about the latest Avengers installment. Rachel cries it out, Melissa lives in corrections corner, and Alex is plain mad. Is Wong a stereotype? Is Mantis more than meets the eye? Is there gonna be an Amadeus Cho movie? Find out in this episode! Spoilers start at 13:27
We also breakdown the Crazy Rich Asians trailer and Black Panther.
Keep It (43:47): https://crooked.com/podcast/kanye-dont-impress-much/
Mantis and her original portrayal: https://www.polygon.com/2017/5/17/15624888/guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-mantis-wrong
Mantis and Submissive Asian Women: https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/asian-women-abuse-in-science-fiction